If you compare yourself with others, you may become vain or bitter; for always there will be greater and lesser persons than yourself. –
Desiderata, Max Ehrmann, 192

 All you gotta do is put your mind to it and do it, do it, do it.
Roger Miller

  A painting that is well composed is half finished.
Pierre Bonnard

 [E]very painting has a failure to push you to do better.
Milford Zornes

 Failure is the gateway to success.

 If you learn only methods, you’ll
be tied to your methods, but if you learn principles,
you can devise your own methods.
And Emerson